Zinc & Health

Zinc & Health

As one of the world’s largest producers of zinc, Teck is committed to helping solve the global health issue of zinc deficiency through therapeutic zinc, zinc supplementation, food fortification, crop nutrition, awareness and advocacy. To date, we have reached more than 140 million people worldwide.

Learn more about Teck's commitment to solving zinc deficiency.

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Partnering on Zinc Deficiency—for Healthier People and Stronger Economies
Every day, millions of children around the world do not get enough zinc in their diet. In fact, a 2012 study in China estimates that 35 percent of the population is at risk of zinc deficiency.  This presents a major health challenge, as zinc is crucial for healthy growth and brain development. Zinc also strengthens the immune system, which helps reduce the risk of dangerous infections. ...
Mar 26, 2019 1:40 PM ET
VIDEO | Teck and UNICEF: Saving Children’s Lives in India
In 2013, Teck and UNICEF partnered to provide lifesaving zinc and ORS treatments to children in India – saving 60,000 lives to date. Learn more about Teck's continued partnership with UNICEF here. To learn more about Teck´s Zinc &...
Sep 25, 2018 10:45 AM ET
Partnering to Save Lives Through the Zinc Alliance for Child Health
Working in collaboration with government and humanitarian organizations, Teck has provided life-saving zinc treatments to more than 44 million children in Senegal, Ethiopia, Kenya, Burkina Faso and India. Since 2011, Teck, the Government of Canada, ...
Apr 6, 2018 11:55 AM ET